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between israel and jordan. does that come to play with something you said. >> another excellent question. three home run questions from three freshmen. [laughter] the united states is very 0 supportive of efforts in the middle east to try to work out some of the challenges to the production and exporting of energy. and i think you know from having been in israel, israel has made some significant finds of natural gas off the coastline, and there's also the potential for such new energy sources off of cypress, off of lebanon, and we have been urging diplomatically that everybody work out their boundaries, that gets me back to one of the points i was making because there's often overlapping claimant -- -- claims and unless they're resolved stand in the way of the commercial exemployeation of whatever the reserves night be. it's in everyone's interest to try to make sure. everybody know where the boundaries are and people are able to let contracts that will be legally recognized in order to see what potential is available. similarly with respect to the pipeline, as you know, the pipeline fro
border with jordan to help bolster that country's military readiness. there is a late development that could have major ramifications. correspondent leland vittert has specifics from jerusalem. hello. >> just in the past few hours, bret, the turkish military intercepted a syrian airliner flying from russia. turkish foreign minister says they have intelligence that the plane is carrying non-civilian cargo. comes and we're learning the u.s. now has military boots on the ground near the syrian border. >> with increasing fears over the security of syrian chemical weapons, stock piles, approximately 150 u.s. special operations troops flown to jordan to build headquarters and begin contingency planning to keep weapons of mass destruction from being used against civilian polllations or falling in the hands of militants. the u.s. defense secretary would not rule in or out direct military action. >> we make the relationship between the united states and jordan a strong one. so that we can deal with all of the possible consequences of what is happening in syria. >> that could include syrian
.s. special operations troops flown to jordan to build headquarters topea osn contingency plaing agt liolio u mint groups. the u.s. defense secretary would not rule in or out direct military action. >> we make the relationship between the united states and jordan a strongnete cl w a of the possible consequences of what is happening in syria. >> that could include syrian artillery shells inordan as they have in southern turkey. arer bge tshgelsedhe stakes at impromptu news conference visiting his troops on the border. saying that if syria continues to shell his country, they would respond with greater force. heptunlyhig comess sn ghki fs t attack rebel positions in border villages. the headline of u.s. troops now on the ground in jordan and turkish etorncin i ta diplomati equivalent of baby steps toward what is still distant possibility of military intervention against the syrian regime. back to you. >> bret: leland vittert live inhe middle east nsroom. dofo thtexo qio te sr1 to 36288 for great deal. sr2 for somewhat. sr3 for not at all. results a littleater. grapevine is next. ths om lko hed
him is that he was the principal, secret negotiator of the israel/jordan peace treaty, and it's easy to forget that, that role, but it is important to understand how crucial that peace treaty is now as the region is so volatile. there's a bit of good news today, i'm told the new egyptian ambassador to israel came today to announce that israel -- that egypt will abide by the peace treaty, will abide by the peace treaty with israel, but we have relied on the peace treaty, israel has relied on it, and so have we, for many years. as haleh said, we watch developments in the middle east very closely here. the president of yemen came a few weeks ago to speak about a way forward for his country which is trying hard to become a strong ally in the fight against terrorism and has huge economic challenges. we just held the second of three meetings on how women are faring in the arab awakening. last month a former deputy secretary of state and ambassador tom pickering and other senior national security officials, military officers and experts with decades of middle east experience presented a rep
country jordan saying 42 have broken up a terror plot by members of a suspected al-qaeda linked group. they were allegedly planning to attack western diplomats and bomb public areas like shopping malls. at least 11 militants have been arrested. police say the men brought in weapons by nearby syria to carry out their plot and may have been equipped with homemade explosives from iraq. >> gregg: another fox news alert. a shooting near a mall in milwaukee wounding several people. deputies looking for a dangerous gunman on the loose. anna is following with the details. >> reporter: we can tell you, the alleged suspect. it appears authorities are still searching for an active shooter who opened fire around 11:00 today sending four people to a brookfield, wisconsin hospital. they say a woman came out of the spa injured. first responders helped to her an ambulance. ten others ran out in hysteria. >> we saw some woman come out of the front door and roll down the hill. they scooped her up and took her over to the ambulance. then there was another woman and picking her over to the ambulance. the
secret negotiator of the israel-jordan peace treaty. it is easy to forget that role. but it is important to understand how crucial that peace treaty is now as the area is so volatile. there's a bit of good news today -- the new egyptian ambassador to israel came today to announce that israel -- that egypt will abide by the peace treaty -- will abide by the peace treaty with israel. but we have relied on the peace treaty, israel has relied on it. and so have we, the peace treaty with jordan, for many years. and efraim halevy deserves enormous credit for that. as haleh said, we watched developments in the middle east very closely here. the president of the yemen came a few weeks ago to speak about a way forward for his country, which is trying hard to become a strong ally in the fight against terrorism, and has huge economic challenges. we just held the second of three meetings on how women are fairing in the arab awakening. last month, former deputy secretary of state and ambassador, tom pickering, and other national security officials, military officers and experts with decades of experi
sympathizes or agrees with terrorists. >> thank you. >> we now go to the gentleman from ohio, mr. jordan. could you kweeld necessity ten seconds for a quick question? let's understand what you are saying here today is that one piece of intel, one piece of infell got you guys, yourself and secretary rice or ambassador rice, to make a wrong statement five or six days later and still be making it because sunday is a long time after tuesday. you are saying you got it wrong and you didn't know any better. is that right? >> the information that was availab available. >> ambassador, you're a great witness historically. i asked you did you have any contrary knowledge over those five days? that's all -- >> no, sir. >> okay. you didn't know any better for the next five days is your testimony. thank you, mr. jordan. >> mr. chairman, may i ask the consent that we give equal time to mr. cummings to respond and then give mr. jordan his full five minutes? >> mr. chairman, on that request -- >> to be honest -- mr. jordan. >> point of order. >> are you requesting time? >> point of order. >> i guess unani
trial. check it out. eight years, jordan. 7 in new york. >> a special thanks to tammy bruce and sherrod small and i am tom shalou. nd remained a struggle throughout my time there. >> bill: will the assassination of christopher stevens develop in a major scandal for president obama? evidence is mounting that the white house was not forth coming about the murder. we will have the inside story. >> your polling agency is convinced that florida, north carolina and virginia are going to go for romney? >> that's right. >> bill: major polling agency pulling out of some key swing states, saying president obama is certain to lose there. does karl rove believe that? he will be here. >> that line were crossed by iran and they were very close, you wouldn't oppose military action to stop their nuclear program? >> i wouldn't oppose military action. but the question is where the line is. >> bill: ben affleck has a new movie about iran causing controversy. he will visit as well. caution. you are about to enter the no spin zone. "the factor" begins right now. >> bill: hi. i'm bill o'reilly. w
ties with the sunni alignment of the sunni gulf states, egypt and jordan and the shia group of iran's syria and hezbollah was not easy especially as tension rose between the two groups. this was to be increasingly clear with the onset of the arab spring. when you look initially at russian concerns in the arab spring, it can spread to russia was efforts on the same problems as the arab states, autocratic government, widespread corruption and rising prices and indeed democracy demonstrators were shouting the revolutionary train stopped at the station in cairo, next stop moscow. the second concern, islam is my takeover and in a ending chaos and further inspire the islamists and north caucasus and increasingly and khe sanh as well. number three is oil and gas investments in the middle east could be jeopardized as well as the business and arms sales deals and number four when libya occurred, the russians i think that the major lesson purgative stained on the u.n. security council vote in the no-fly zone in bolivia thereby supporting the arab consensus and continuing the widened russian p
such as saudi arabia, uae and jordan, and in 2008 he added libya to the expanding arc of activity. putin's goals were fourfold. number one, demonstrate russia was again a major power in the middle east and the world. number two, gain -- for projects while selling sophisticated products like nuclear reactors and railway systems. number three, as the cost and difficulty of extracting russian oil and natural gas grew to gain joint ventures in oil and natural gas extraction with countries like saudi arabia, iran, uae, libya and iraq. and number four and certainly very important, to prevent the arab states from aiding the islamic resistance movements in the north caucuses that were beginning to spread through the rest of russia. but keeping good ties with the sunni alignment in egypt and jordan and the shia group of hezbollah was not easy, especially as tensions rose between the two groups. this was to be increasingly clear with the onset of the arab spring. now, when you look initially at russian concerns with the arab spring, a, it could spread to russia which suffered some of the same problems as
you, sir. >> may i ask we give mr. jordan his full five minutes? >> be honest -- >> i ask yuan mouse consent the member have 15 seconds. >> objection. mr. chairman, with all due respect. you just allowed mr. burton to go over by two minutes and you're giving mr. -- >> i'm sure it's going to balance tout time. >> we have gone over and i'm going to pull it back into five minutes. >> before we get to your part of the day we will get there. >> without objection, the ranking member is given equal time to ask a question, please. >> i want to go back to you ambassador. i think that was a very critical question. mr. norton talked about the five days. can you explain that to us that during that period, five days or whatever it was, not having the information contrary to what ms. rice may have said. i understand it was based on intelligence. but can you explain how that could happen to the public? in other words, were you all still gathering information, what was going on there, do you know? >> mr. comings, we were gathering information from the intelligence community. we wanted to know what w
publicly saying, i'm a man of the left, in a speech with barbara jordan. >> host: did that hurt him? >> guest: no, because at that time he had stepped down as the anchor manin' 1981. he played mr. objective quite bell, and if you go to a doctor and are getting surgery you don't care if the doctor is a democrat or republican, but when he came out and voiced some disseptember own the vietnam war, it was the beginning of him editorializing, and today we see people in television who are editorializing all the time, and that's a slippery slope we're on now. and also, you see, with cronkite the berth of celebrities and television. where cronkite would go to a rally with senators and people running for president, everybody bum rushed them. they wanted to meet cop cite, not a senator from wisconsin. >> host: how would you describe him as a private person? >> guest: a lot of fun. he could not stand pompous people. at parties he would trunk a lot, sing old time songs, sometimes take part in a strange kind of strip tease act just to get people to crack up. but that's why -- i interviewed so ma
is your testimony. thank you, sir. >> may i ask we give mr. jordan his full five minutes? >> be honest -- >> i ask unanimous consent the member have 15 seconds. >> objection. mr. chairman, with all due respect. you just allowed mr. burton to go over by two minutes and you're giving mr. -- >> i'm sure it's going to balance tout time. >> we have gone over and i'm going to pull it back into five minutes. >> before we get to your part of the day we will get there. >> without objection, the ranking member is given equal time to ask a question, please. >> i want to go back to you ambassador. i think that was a very critical question. mr. norton talked about the five days. can you explain that to us that during that period, five days or whatever it was, not having the information contrary to what ms. rice may have said. i understand it was based on intelligence. but can you explain how that could happen to the public? in other words, were you all still gathering information, what was going on there, do you know? >> mr. comings, we were gathering information from the intelligence community. we
catch. jordan, palau, palau again. >> reporter: trafficking is a not bail-able offense that carries a life sentence. whether it is a deterrent, though is an open question, in a justice system experts say is plagued by corruption. jeronimo is a prosecutors. he prosecutes the prosecutor, who judges the judge. who polices the corrupt media when everybody is in kahoots. it is a major challenge. >> reporter: president acquino has arrested some high-level officials, and he has instructed some officials like see to upgrade the laws to be more effective against organized crime. >> since we returned from the philippines, they, themselves have come under suspension. a major donor filed a complaint, alleging i improprieties. as the case proceeds to court, she has vowed to continue the work of her agency, which serves thousands of trafficking victims. >> reporter: ironically, some of them, like jenny, just back from syria, see no other option than to take their chances. >> i just want to start a new life. i will not give up. i still want to go abroad because i really want to help my mother and
think you will see with elite level athletes, players like kobe bryant, tom brady, michael jordan, they are driven by championships. that's what was so disheartening about the whole a-rod -- stuart: yankees could actually owe him some bonuses if he hits certain milestones. that was a terrible business deal. you don't think that will inhibit others from making 3 similar long-term deals? >> i think you will see teems be wary -- teams be wary about signing players on the north side of 30 realize as they progress in their careers as they get older the productivity is going to decline. but at the same time when you have teams that are large market teams that can afford to pay the luxury tax, they will play to their strengths. they will try to outspend, sign elite level talent, beat the the small market teams. stuart: so it is worth it to the yankees. i believe this was a steinbrenner deal from way back. >> it was. in 2011 they paid almost 14 million dollars. stuart: it's worth it for a team, a marquee team to get marquee name star players? it's worth it, no matter what they have to pa
of jordan last month, we discussed the importance of continuing reforms to move his country toward more democracy and prosperity. so in all of these placings, and many others, the united states is helping the people of those nations chart their own destinies and realize the full measure of their own human dignity. dignity is a word that means many things to different people in cultures. but it does speak to something universal in all of us, as one egyptian observed in the wake of the country's revolution, freedom and dignity are more important than food and water when you eat in humiliation, you can't taste the food. but dignity does not come from avenging perceived insult especially with violence that can never be justified. it comes from taking responsibility for one's self and community. if you look around the world today, those countries focus on fostering growth ran grievance are pulling ahead. building schools instead of burning them, investment in the peoples' creativity not encouraging their rage. empowering women not excluding them. opening their economies and societies to more
and medium enterprises in egypt, jordan, mori row koa, and yemen. partners work together to provide functional expertise and technical assistance to foster growth, improve job creation, and improve and create our jobs economic development. the overseas private investment corporation committed or improved more than in insurance and transportation, finance, ict and franchising as well as support for small and medium enterprises. now, well before the arab spring, of course, as you know, the u.s. was engaged in economic development in the region. in 2007, for example, the challenge corporation started a five year, $700 million compact with morocco to simulate economic growth in investments in projects that rangedded from small scale fisheries to financial services and enterprise support. the ncc remains an active player in the region with a recent $275 million compact with jordan and a planned program to address the main con straints of tunisia's economic growth. i could go on and talk about the fund created and the egyptian enterprise fund, but, in fact, our weakened efforts are not li
specialists to jordan to help deal with the estimated 18,000 syrian refugees who have flooded into the country. >>> now to this young woman so many of you i know are following here. belala is one tough young woman. this he is that 14-yearld pakistani girl, singled out on a school bus by taliban gunmen who asked about her by name, then shot her point blank. her offense, speaking out, posing a threat to the taliban by telling the world she has a right to be educated. as i said, this young woman is tough and you're about to hear from her. but first, reza sayah has an update on the effort to now save her life. >> reporter: it took three hours of surgery, but a neurosurgeon tells us he successfully removed a bullet lodged in the neck and shoulder area and he's 90% sure that she will recover. this was an attack that outraged much of pakistan throughout the day. pakistanis were trashing the taliban on social media, twitter and the newspaper, in the streets. this is a girl that many people here in pakistan know. outside of pakistan, you may not have heard of her. late last year we got a chance to sit
this evening hosted by the ambassador of jordan, looking forward to that, and also, an early start tomorrow morning. u.s. views from ambassador jim smith followed by the arab-u.s. relations' view from the league of arab states which has a brand new ambassador here in washington, and then, of course, the palestinian future focusing on that as well as the gtc countries in yemen and the what has been done in terms of the department of state and others trying to double u.s. exports internationally and globally, but with special reference to the arab world. on top of business finance, human resource development, and iran, features here in the afternoon as well as does the view the of the u.s.-arab relationship from the arab media. i thank all of you for being here today. see you this evening and tomorrow. >> thank you. [applause] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] >> downsizing, watching it live, one of 10,000 homes they are trying to get done in the next four years over the course of the four years of may your being termed, these are houses never comin
give mr. jordan his full five minutes? >> be honest -- >> i ask unanimous consent the member have 15 seconds. >> objection. mr. chairman, with all due respect. you just allowed mr. burton to go over by two minutes and you're giving mr. -- >> i'm sure it's going to balance tout time. >> we have gone over and i'm going to pull it back into five minutes. >> before we get to your part of the day we will get there. >> without objection, the ranking member is given equal time to ask a question, please. >> i want to go back to you ambassador. i think that was a very critical question. mr. norton talked about the five days. can you explain that to us that during that period, five days or whatever it was, not having the information contrary to what ms. rice may have said. i understand it was based on intelligence. but can you explain how that could happen to the public? in other words, were you all still gathering information, what was going on there, do you know? >> mr. comings, we were gathering information from the intelligence community. we wanted to know what was happening more than anyo
jordan in his monday speech. what he didn't talk about and that was a strategic partnership agreement that the administration has the go shade with the afghan government which will keep american soldiers in afghanistan until 2024. do you have a sense of what the minimum number of going forward? >> let me clarify a couple of things. there are more than a few administrative folks here who would say that was not the focal point on afghanistan. i was involved but i share the credit with many, many others who probably had more influence than i did. the first i would like to make about afghanistan and the big difference between mr. romney and mr. obama is that mr. obama said the deadline, period. i was in kabul in december of 2009 when mr. obama made that speech, and i was talking to isaf people, the people from the international force, you know the people who are out there getting shot at from other countries, not just our own. to a man and a woman, and there are women there, they have all almost took no notice of the surge statement. what they noticed was the deadline, and what our pakis
, jordan, which killed almost entirely jordanians attending a wedding. that got widespread coverage in the arab world. it's not just in iraq where people were sold what an al-qaeda-like regime would impose on the civilization. i think around the muslim world there was quite a lot of understanding of this. >> true. i was in aman i think about a month after that, and people were very upset. zarqawi's tribe disowned them, they took out page ads in the papers, full-page ads if the papers denouncing the attacks. there was a real backlash against that. you see a lot of that in a country where an attack is carried out, people usually support attacks outside the countries. >> well, they talk about benghazi, what happened in benghazi after the attack on the consulate. >> well, benghazi's very different, libya's very different because they're very supportive of the west for what they did in overthrowing gadhafi as opposed to other countries where no one asked for american aid, and no one got it, military support. but my point is, i was in, i used to live in yemen, and in yemen people were ver
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